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deliverable

[dih-liv-er-uh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. capable of delivery.
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noun
  1. something that can be done, especially something that is a realistic expectation: The corporation says that making a profit this year is a deliverable.
  2. something, as merchandise, that is or can be delivered, especially to fulfill a contract: All deliverables are to be shipped within 30 days.
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Origin of deliverable

First recorded in 1745–55; deliver + -able
Related formsde·liv·er·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·de·liv·er·a·ble, adjective
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Related Words for deliverable

product, result, output, realization, achievement, gain, yield

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Historical Examples of deliverable

  • The parcel was given to a carrier on another route, who returned it as not deliverable.

    The British State Telegraphs

    Hugo Richard Meyer

  • Under this system the company makes contracts with the workmen at a fixed price for coal, deliverable during several months.

    France and the Republic

    William Henry Hurlbert


Word Origin and History for deliverable

adj.

1755, from deliver + -able.

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